Department of the Air Force - Elmendorf AFB, AK

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to

fly, fight



…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values --

integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.



Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.

The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).



for more information.

You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered.

**Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)

Appointment of Certain Military Spouse (EO 13473)

DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)

Employment of People with Disabilities -

Schedule A, click


for additional information

Executive Order (EO) 12721

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)


Non-DoD Transfer (




, Dept of Labor, etc.)

Other Appointment Eligibilities (TSA, FAA, Postal, etc.)


Veterans Employment


Act (VEOA)

30% Disabled Veterans


U.S. Citizenship Required

Travel and relocation expenses will be paid

This is a centrally managed position covered by Safety Career Field

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The primary purpose of this position is to manage the Numbered Air Force (NAF) Flying and Weapon Safety Mishap Prevention Program and Air Force Safety Program. Applies rated aviator experience to plan, direct, coordinate, and evaluate activities necessary to the overall management of a divers flight and weapon safety program affective complex multi-mission installations and tenant command organizations.

Plans investigations and analyzes mishaps and hazardous conditions to determine origin, causes, and contributing elements and prepares written evaluation reports concerning findings. Prepares supplement to regulations and manuals and develops specialist local regulations defining mishap prevention procedures based on interpretation and/or adaption of higher ocmman instructions and policies formulated by other federal government agencies.

Reviews plans, waivers and specifications for new airfield construction, aircraft hanger alterations and/or changes in installation equipment and monitors project through completion to ensure complains with safety standards.

Develops and provides technical safety training/instruction to Chiefs of Safety (COS), Flight Safety Officers (FSO), Squadron Assigned Flight Safety Officers (SAFSO), Flight Safety NCOs (FSCO), Quality Assurance (QA), and Maintenance supervisors, on a wide range of aviation and maintenance operations.

Develops and overseas the NAF Safety Aerospace Expeditonary Forces Unity Type ode Reporting Tool (ART) and ensures worldwide deployment readines of NAF safety staff, serves as NAF Aviation Safety Autoated System (AVSAS) administrator.

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At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11 or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to performs successfully the duties of the position and that typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of creditable specialized experience include knowledge of that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA'S).

Federal Time-In-Grade

(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-11 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral.

The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions in competitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

Knowledge of established aviation and maintenance as well a weapon safety principles, practices, procedures, laws, regulations, and current legislative issues as they relate to managing both installation and Numbered Air Force ground, weapon and flight safety program, the requirements, methods, and techniques of accident and mishap investigation reviews, analysis, resolution of safety problems, and formal reporting procedures, and risk assessment method and techniques for evaluation of aviation safety and maintenance risks.

Knowledge of implementing policy, standards and procedures, performing periodic/.annual inspections, evaluations, and surveys of maintenance, equipment, and options through installation quality assurance inspection/evaluation, flight safety management, Numbered Air Force level inspections/assessments to include Staff Assistance Visits/Assessments, and identifying deficiencies in the program and variances to the standard using comprehensive knowledge to regulations, standards, procedures, methods, and techniques to determine compliance with aviation and maintenance safety regulations and instructions.

Knowledge of advocating/enforcing importance and strict adherence to technical data and management procedures and use of Technical Order (TO) improvement program, basic airfield and flight-related aerospace equipment forms and MIS documentation, maintenance operation control, facilities construction standards,methods, practices, techniques, materials, and equipments knowledge to determine compliance wit regulations and standards.

Knowledge of standard training techniques, reviewing training documents of accuracy and completeness, coordination of installation and Numbered Air Force training requirements, monitors training schedules, methods, an materials sufficient to develop and ensure maximum training effectiveness.

Knowledge of the application Air Force rates aviator (e g, pilot, navigator) expertise as it applies to flight and weapon safety program/systems.

Knowledge of communication techniques, principles, and regulations to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in responding to installation, Numbered Air Force, and MAJCOM work related problems and queries.



Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.

You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.



Will be required to travel by military or commerical air to conduct SAVs, attend conferences, meetings, or other functions away from the duty site.

Position is designated Key IAW AFI 36-507. Duties are essential to the accomplished of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternatives for filling the position during an emergency are not available.

Incumbent must have or be able to obtain and maintain a current Top Secret security clearance.

This is a testing designated position. The employee is subject to random drug testing.

Rate aviator experience (e g, pilot, navigator) is critical to the successful completion of the work.

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.

Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.

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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government -



for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

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Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click



To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 8


or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants)

: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click


for more information.


: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

90-Day Register:
This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.


: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package


be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, January 17, 2013

To begin the process, click the

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button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the

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button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click


for the required cover page.

This Vacancy ID is 822146. Fax your documents to



If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire

View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.

The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.

Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.

This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.



for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and

3. Fax all required documents to


. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.

You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking



Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

Human Resources


modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.


Online Application




  • If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located




Eligibility Documentation,

SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.



if qualifying based on education or positive education series

If you are faxing any documents, click


for the official cover sheet to print.

The fax number is 478-757-3144

Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.


Phone: (800)525-0102

TDD: 800-382-0893



Agency Information:
Elmendorf AFB


Elmendorf AFB,


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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force...